Edson Ramirez vs Antonio Moran

“BOXEO TELEMUNDO” SEASON FINALE IS THIS FRIDAY DEC. 7 FEATURING ANTONIO MORAN VS EDSON RAMIREZ FOR THE WBO LATINO TITLE

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Mexico City, Mexico: The successful series Boxeo TELEMUNDO Ford finalizes its Fall series this Friday, December 7th from the Blackberry Auditorium in Mexico City, Mexico.

Doors open 7:30 PM with the first bell at 8:00 PM. Tickets are already on sale at www.ticketmaster.com.mxor at the Auditorio Blackberry Tlaxcala 160, Hipódromo Condesa, Mexico City. Telemundo Network will televise the main event live at 11:35 PM. The show is being presented by All Star Boxing, Inc in association with Producciones Deportivas.

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Boxeo Telemundo Ford closes out its 2018 year with a civil war battle featuring two of Mexico City’s finest lightweights. Antonio “Tono” Moran(23-3-0 16 KO’s) faces crosstown rival Edson “Buba” Ramirez(18-3-1 8 KO’s) 10 rounds for the WBO Latino title this Friday at the Blackberry Auditorium in Mexico City, Mexico. The card is billed “For National Supremacy” as both of these Mexico City natives will be fighting for bragging rights in front of a split hometown crowd.

Moran vs Ramirez Live Free

Antonio “Toño” Moran is a former WBO Latino Title holder. Moran claimed the title back in 2017 when he defeated Guadalupe Rosales via 7th round TKO. He later made one successful defense in Mexico before he lost his title at the MGM Grand Garden Arena vs Jose Pedraza who defeated Ray Beltran for the world title 3 months later.

Moran Stated: “My fight with Jose Pedraza in Las Vegas really taught me a lot about myself” he continued “Im a still a young learning fighter only 25 years old ready to get my title back Friday night and earn my spot again in the top 15 ranking.”

Edson “Buba” Ramirez was riding a 4 bout win streak, before he suffered his first loss outside of Mexico. Ramirez faced former WBA world lightweight champion Anthony Crolla this past March in Cardiff and dropped a 10 round unanimous decision. On Friday night Ramirez will try to conquer his first regional belt as a pro.

The co feature of the nights is a classic Puerto Rico vs Mexico showdown in the light flyweight division. Rene “El Chulo” Santiago(6-1-0 5 KO’s) from Humacao, Puerto Rico squares off against Giovanni “El Colloradito” Garcia (2-2-1) in a 6 round bout

“Toño” Moran vs “Buba” Ramirez will air LIVE on the Telemundo network this Friday at 11:35pm. Check your local listings.

5 more bouts scheduled, Doors open at 7:00PM first bell 8:00PM

Antonio Moran vs Edson Ramirez

“BOXEO TELEMUNDO” SEASON FINALE IS THIS FRIDAY DEC. 7 FEATURING ANTONIO MORAN VS EDSON RAMIREZ FOR THE WBO LATINO TITLE

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Mexico City, Mexico: The successful series Boxeo TELEMUNDO Ford finalizes its Fall series this Friday, December 7th from the Blackberry Auditorium in Mexico City, Mexico.

Doors open 7:30 PM with the first bell at 8:00 PM. Tickets are already on sale at www.ticketmaster.com.mxor at the Auditorio Blackberry Tlaxcala 160, Hipódromo Condesa, Mexico City. Telemundo Network will televise the main event live at 11:35 PM. The show is being presented by All Star Boxing, Inc in association with Producciones Deportivas.

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Boxeo Telemundo Ford closes out its 2018 year with a civil war battle featuring two of Mexico City’s finest lightweights. Antonio “Tono” Moran(23-3-0 16 KO’s) faces crosstown rival Edson “Buba” Ramirez(18-3-1 8 KO’s) 10 rounds for the WBO Latino title this Friday at the Blackberry Auditorium in Mexico City, Mexico. The card is billed “For National Supremacy” as both of these Mexico City natives will be fighting for bragging rights in front of a split hometown crowd.

Moran vs Ramirez Live Free

Antonio “Toño” Moran is a former WBO Latino Title holder. Moran claimed the title back in 2017 when he defeated Guadalupe Rosales via 7th round TKO. He later made one successful defense in Mexico before he lost his title at the MGM Grand Garden Arena vs Jose Pedraza who defeated Ray Beltran for the world title 3 months later.

Moran Stated: “My fight with Jose Pedraza in Las Vegas really taught me a lot about myself” he continued “Im a still a young learning fighter only 25 years old ready to get my title back Friday night and earn my spot again in the top 15 ranking.”

Edson “Buba” Ramirez was riding a 4 bout win streak, before he suffered his first loss outside of Mexico. Ramirez faced former WBA world lightweight champion Anthony Crolla this past March in Cardiff and dropped a 10 round unanimous decision. On Friday night Ramirez will try to conquer his first regional belt as a pro.

The co feature of the nights is a classic Puerto Rico vs Mexico showdown in the light flyweight division. Rene “El Chulo” Santiago(6-1-0 5 KO’s) from Humacao, Puerto Rico squares off against Giovanni “El Colloradito” Garcia (2-2-1) in a 6 round bout

“Toño” Moran vs “Buba” Ramirez will air LIVE on the Telemundo network this Friday at 11:35pm. Check your local listings.

5 more bouts scheduled, Doors open at 7:00PM first bell 8:00PM

Ramirez vs Moran

“BOXEO TELEMUNDO” SEASON FINALE IS THIS FRIDAY DEC. 7 FEATURING ANTONIO MORAN VS EDSON RAMIREZ FOR THE WBO LATINO TITLE

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Mexico City, Mexico: The successful series Boxeo TELEMUNDO Ford finalizes its Fall series this Friday, December 7th from the Blackberry Auditorium in Mexico City, Mexico.

Doors open 7:30 PM with the first bell at 8:00 PM. Tickets are already on sale at www.ticketmaster.com.mxor at the Auditorio Blackberry Tlaxcala 160, Hipódromo Condesa, Mexico City. Telemundo Network will televise the main event live at 11:35 PM. The show is being presented by All Star Boxing, Inc in association with Producciones Deportivas.

Free sing UP To Watch Live Stream

Boxeo Telemundo Ford closes out its 2018 year with a civil war battle featuring two of Mexico City’s finest lightweights. Antonio “Tono” Moran(23-3-0 16 KO’s) faces crosstown rival Edson “Buba” Ramirez(18-3-1 8 KO’s) 10 rounds for the WBO Latino title this Friday at the Blackberry Auditorium in Mexico City, Mexico. The card is billed “For National Supremacy” as both of these Mexico City natives will be fighting for bragging rights in front of a split hometown crowd.

Moran vs Ramirez Live Free

Antonio “Toño” Moran is a former WBO Latino Title holder. Moran claimed the title back in 2017 when he defeated Guadalupe Rosales via 7th round TKO. He later made one successful defense in Mexico before he lost his title at the MGM Grand Garden Arena vs Jose Pedraza who defeated Ray Beltran for the world title 3 months later.

Moran Stated: “My fight with Jose Pedraza in Las Vegas really taught me a lot about myself” he continued “Im a still a young learning fighter only 25 years old ready to get my title back Friday night and earn my spot again in the top 15 ranking.”

Edson “Buba” Ramirez was riding a 4 bout win streak, before he suffered his first loss outside of Mexico. Ramirez faced former WBA world lightweight champion Anthony Crolla this past March in Cardiff and dropped a 10 round unanimous decision. On Friday night Ramirez will try to conquer his first regional belt as a pro.

The co feature of the nights is a classic Puerto Rico vs Mexico showdown in the light flyweight division. Rene “El Chulo” Santiago(6-1-0 5 KO’s) from Humacao, Puerto Rico squares off against Giovanni “El Colloradito” Garcia (2-2-1) in a 6 round bout

“Toño” Moran vs “Buba” Ramirez will air LIVE on the Telemundo network this Friday at 11:35pm. Check your local listings.

5 more bouts scheduled, Doors open at 7:00PM first bell 8:00PM

Moran vs Ramirez

“BOXEO TELEMUNDO” SEASON FINALE IS THIS FRIDAY DEC. 7 FEATURING ANTONIO MORAN VS EDSON RAMIREZ FOR THE WBO LATINO TITLE

Click here TO Watch LiveStream

Mexico City, Mexico: The successful series Boxeo TELEMUNDO Ford finalizes its Fall series this Friday, December 7th from the Blackberry Auditorium in Mexico City, Mexico.

Doors open 7:30 PM with the first bell at 8:00 PM. Tickets are already on sale at www.ticketmaster.com.mxor at the Auditorio Blackberry Tlaxcala 160, Hipódromo Condesa, Mexico City. Telemundo Network will televise the main event live at 11:35 PM. The show is being presented by All Star Boxing, Inc in association with Producciones Deportivas.

Free sing UP To Watch Live Stream

Boxeo Telemundo Ford closes out its 2018 year with a civil war battle featuring two of Mexico City’s finest lightweights. Antonio “Tono” Moran(23-3-0 16 KO’s) faces crosstown rival Edson “Buba” Ramirez(18-3-1 8 KO’s) 10 rounds for the WBO Latino title this Friday at the Blackberry Auditorium in Mexico City, Mexico. The card is billed “For National Supremacy” as both of these Mexico City natives will be fighting for bragging rights in front of a split hometown crowd.

Moran vs Ramirez Live Free

Antonio “Toño” Moran is a former WBO Latino Title holder. Moran claimed the title back in 2017 when he defeated Guadalupe Rosales via 7th round TKO. He later made one successful defense in Mexico before he lost his title at the MGM Grand Garden Arena vs Jose Pedraza who defeated Ray Beltran for the world title 3 months later.

Moran Stated: “My fight with Jose Pedraza in Las Vegas really taught me a lot about myself” he continued “Im a still a young learning fighter only 25 years old ready to get my title back Friday night and earn my spot again in the top 15 ranking.”

Edson “Buba” Ramirez was riding a 4 bout win streak, before he suffered his first loss outside of Mexico. Ramirez faced former WBA world lightweight champion Anthony Crolla this past March in Cardiff and dropped a 10 round unanimous decision. On Friday night Ramirez will try to conquer his first regional belt as a pro.

The co feature of the nights is a classic Puerto Rico vs Mexico showdown in the light flyweight division. Rene “El Chulo” Santiago(6-1-0 5 KO’s) from Humacao, Puerto Rico squares off against Giovanni “El Colloradito” Garcia (2-2-1) in a 6 round bout

“Toño” Moran vs “Buba” Ramirez will air LIVE on the Telemundo network this Friday at 11:35pm. Check your local listings.

5 more bouts scheduled, Doors open at 7:00PM first bell 8:00PM.

Wrangler NFR

NFR viewing parties shine brightly on and off Las Vegas Strip

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When the sun goes down, the lights turn up for what the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo appropriately terms NFR After Dark. And while those lights certainly shine bright at viewing parties, after-parties and concerts up and down the Strip, there are plenty of great gatherings all around town.

To put it succinctly: You can let ‘er rip away from the Strip, too.

For example, the Silverton, just a couple miles south of the Strip, holds an all-ages nightly viewing party at its Veil Pavilion. Kimiko Peterson, director of communications at the Silverton, noted that with TV screens around the entire room, patrons have a 360-degree view of all the Wrangler NFR action. Host Justin Frazell keep things lively the first four nights and last three nights of the Wrangler NFR, and there are food and beverage specials and nightly prize giveaways.

Word certainly got around in 2017, and the Silverton expects good turnout this year, as well.

“Last year, we had so many rodeo fans telling us how much they loved our room and the setup of our viewing parties,” Peterson said. “We’re excited to see the viewing parties and after-parties grow to become the place to watch the NFR for rodeo fans of all ages, and enjoy the nightly entertainment and activities after the rodeo.

The Silverton’s after-party includes free live entertainment and, for those who dare, a mechanical bull.

“This is our favorite time of year here at the casino, and our team members love having the rodeo fans on property,” Peterson said. “The energy at the resort during these 10 days is something that rodeo fans and casino guests alike will enjoy.”

Hard Rock gets in the act

With big hats and boots dominating the scenery over the 10-day Wrangler NFR, even the Hard Rock Hotel gets a little bit country. Ann Lackomar, director of brand marketing at the Hard Rock, said the hotel will have live viewing parties and nightly food and beverage specials.

And what’s the Hard Rock without music, right? The hotel will roll out several no-cover-charge concerts over the course of the week inside Vinyl. The Joint also will host the Gary Allan Show on Dec. 14-15.

A few blocks west of the Strip, on Tropicana Avenue, The Orleans has long been a do-drop-in during the Wrangler NFR. Owner Boyd Gaming transforms The Orleans from the Big Easy into the Big Country.

“Boyd Gaming loves the rodeo,” said Jackie Ferrando, event marketing director for Boyd Gaming. “We’ve been a major sponsor for the last 30 years and have organized a number of nightly events and activities that have become staple must-attends for rodeo aficionados.”

Each night of the Wrangler NFR kicks off at 5 p.m. with Rump’s Rodeo Party, a pregame/live viewing party hosted by PRCA barrelman Justin “Rumpshaker” Rumford inside The Honky Tonk Saloon. The hotel also hosts family-friendly viewing parties in the Showroom tonight and from Sunday through Dec. 15, and in the Honky Tonk Saloon on Saturday night.

As the rodeo action wraps up, 21-and-older patrons can head to the Bourbon Street Lounge for the Buckin’ Bash, where they can party and dance until 2 a.m., with live music and drink specials.

Nightly show returns

The National Finals Tonight Show takes place each evening at 10:30 p.m. at the Honky Tonk Saloon, with hosts Don Gay, Joe Beaver and Dan Miller recapping the highlights and moderating Q&A sessions with rodeo standouts.

“The National Finals Tonight Show is the perfect event for those looking for a fun party vibe, as well as a recap of the day’s events. It’s really the best of both worlds,” Ferrando said.

Of course, the South Point is a key cog to the Wrangler NFR machine. The evolution of the nightly viewing party over the past several years has been tremendous, and the go-round buckle presentations in the main showroom — with live entertainment following the awards — turn into a nightly late-night party.

“It started as five days, in the second-largest ballroom. Today, we do it in all three ballrooms, all 10 days,” said South Point owner Michael Gaughan, who has long been heavily involved in the Wrangler NFR. “We get 4,000 people in the ballrooms, plus there’s viewing in the showroom, and I’ve got the three lounge bars. They’re packed, too. And in the non-lounge bars, the NFR is on the TV sets.

“The biggest thing I’ve ever done with rodeo is to get the PRCA to give us the live feed. All the live feed did was bring more people to town. They just want to be here for the rodeo. Some people even give their tickets away for one or two nights, just to go to the viewing parties. They’re a lot of fun.”

Downtown action

Fremont Street is fully engaged in the Wrangler NFR, too, particularly with nightly viewing parties at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center. An enclosed facility takes over the huge lot, just caddy-corner to the rear of the D Las Vegas. The room is split in two, with a 25-foot big screen and a bar on each side and monitors around the perimeter, as well.

“We thought, ‘How can you be different?’” said Jeff Victor, vice president of operations for the events center, the D and the Golden Gate. “We’re doing it as a sports-centric event. The NFR is a great sport, and we cater to it. We approach it differently. It’s not in a ballroom. Customers appreciate that difference. People come back each year, bring their friends, and we expect to see them again this year.”

Event center doors open at 5:30 p.m. each night of the Wrangler NFR, allowing ample time to take advantage of food and beverage specials and take in the pre-event live entertainment.

Finally, it’s impossible to overlook the Strip, where many properties get in on the rodeo act. Even The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas embraces joining everyone else as Vegas transforms into Cowboy Town. Bill McBeath, president and CEO of The Cosmopolitan, said his property livestreams the Wrangler NFR each night at the sports book and hosts its Boots on the Boulevard concert series, featuring high-profile country artists.

“It’s difficult to make The Cosmopolitan and its design aesthetic feel Western, but we believe it has broad appeal across all demographics for people that appreciate great space, great design, great food and beverage and exceptional service,” McBeath said. “We have layered in some of the hottest country-western acts performing throughout the 10 days of rodeo, and based on our ticket sales, the consumer has responded tremendously.”

MGM Resorts hotels aren’t to be outdone, either. Perhaps most interestingly, the sports book at The Mirage clears out all its seating over the entire 10 days, making way for a nightly viewing party. The sports book even converts the elevated VIP area into a stage for post-rodeo concerts, and there’s a huge dance floor on which to scoot your boots.

Urban cowboys at Gilley’s

At the MGM Grand, Scott Sibella has ramped up the Wrangler NFR After Dark offerings in his role as president and COO. The hotel’s nightly viewing party has now moved into the David Copperfield Theater, where fans can catch the action live on big screens and enter to win rodeo tickets and other prizes from Wrangler and MGM.

When competition ends, the party really begins. From 8 p.m.-2 a.m. nightly, the Gold Buckle Zone — near the sports book at The Central at MGM Grand — becomes a party zone, featuring free concerts. Rodeo fans can dance, grab a drink and perhaps even see some of the Wrangler NFR cowboys and cowgirls enjoying the Gold Buckle Zone.

“With our relationships with the cowboys, the fans come out on top,” Sibella said.

And if you’re talking rodeo and the Wild West, you can’t leave out Gilley’s Saloon and Dance Hall at Treasure Island. Gilley’s hosts a Wrangler NFR viewing party every night and will overflow with live entertainment throughout the 10-day rodeo.

“Gilley’s is the best spot on the strip to celebrate the NFR, and we always see fantastic turnout from cowboy hat-clad rodeo fans looking for food, drinks, music and an overall good time,” general manager Jerry Marlow said. “We have something going on every single night during NFR week, and we hope more folks come out to see amazing performers like Reckless Kelly on Monday and Dale Watson on Tuesday.”

So even if you can’t get a ticket to the rodeo, you can take in the action all over town, often with free admission. Whatever your taste in hotel-casinos or viewing parties, you’re sure to find something suitable in what’s become big business for Vegas — catering to the rodeo crowd.

“I’m not impressed by much, but over the last 20-plus years that I’ve been involved in the National Finals Rodeo, I have watched it continue to grow and grow, outside the capacity of Thomas & Mack Center,” McBeath said. “The only way for it to continue with its expansion was to create the mecca for Western cultural events and programming within the city and beyond the Thomas & Mack Center.”

Mission accomplished. Indeed, when the sun goes down, the day is just beginning during the Wrangler NFR.

NFR Las Vegas

NFR viewing parties shine brightly on and off Las Vegas Strip

Click here To Watch LiveStream

When the sun goes down, the lights turn up for what the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo appropriately terms NFR After Dark. And while those lights certainly shine bright at viewing parties, after-parties and concerts up and down the Strip, there are plenty of great gatherings all around town.

To put it succinctly: You can let ‘er rip away from the Strip, too.

For example, the Silverton, just a couple miles south of the Strip, holds an all-ages nightly viewing party at its Veil Pavilion. Kimiko Peterson, director of communications at the Silverton, noted that with TV screens around the entire room, patrons have a 360-degree view of all the Wrangler NFR action. Host Justin Frazell keep things lively the first four nights and last three nights of the Wrangler NFR, and there are food and beverage specials and nightly prize giveaways.

Word certainly got around in 2017, and the Silverton expects good turnout this year, as well.

“Last year, we had so many rodeo fans telling us how much they loved our room and the setup of our viewing parties,” Peterson said. “We’re excited to see the viewing parties and after-parties grow to become the place to watch the NFR for rodeo fans of all ages, and enjoy the nightly entertainment and activities after the rodeo.

The Silverton’s after-party includes free live entertainment and, for those who dare, a mechanical bull.

“This is our favorite time of year here at the casino, and our team members love having the rodeo fans on property,” Peterson said. “The energy at the resort during these 10 days is something that rodeo fans and casino guests alike will enjoy.”

Hard Rock gets in the act

With big hats and boots dominating the scenery over the 10-day Wrangler NFR, even the Hard Rock Hotel gets a little bit country. Ann Lackomar, director of brand marketing at the Hard Rock, said the hotel will have live viewing parties and nightly food and beverage specials.

And what’s the Hard Rock without music, right? The hotel will roll out several no-cover-charge concerts over the course of the week inside Vinyl. The Joint also will host the Gary Allan Show on Dec. 14-15.

 

A few blocks west of the Strip, on Tropicana Avenue, The Orleans has long been a do-drop-in during the Wrangler NFR. Owner Boyd Gaming transforms The Orleans from the Big Easy into the Big Country.

“Boyd Gaming loves the rodeo,” said Jackie Ferrando, event marketing director for Boyd Gaming. “We’ve been a major sponsor for the last 30 years and have organized a number of nightly events and activities that have become staple must-attends for rodeo aficionados.”

Each night of the Wrangler NFR kicks off at 5 p.m. with Rump’s Rodeo Party, a pregame/live viewing party hosted by PRCA barrelman Justin “Rumpshaker” Rumford inside The Honky Tonk Saloon. The hotel also hosts family-friendly viewing parties in the Showroom tonight and from Sunday through Dec. 15, and in the Honky Tonk Saloon on Saturday night.

As the rodeo action wraps up, 21-and-older patrons can head to the Bourbon Street Lounge for the Buckin’ Bash, where they can party and dance until 2 a.m., with live music and drink specials.

Nightly show returns

The National Finals Tonight Show takes place each evening at 10:30 p.m. at the Honky Tonk Saloon, with hosts Don Gay, Joe Beaver and Dan Miller recapping the highlights and moderating Q&A sessions with rodeo standouts.

“The National Finals Tonight Show is the perfect event for those looking for a fun party vibe, as well as a recap of the day’s events. It’s really the best of both worlds,” Ferrando said.

 

Of course, the South Point is a key cog to the Wrangler NFR machine. The evolution of the nightly viewing party over the past several years has been tremendous, and the go-round buckle presentations in the main showroom — with live entertainment following the awards — turn into a nightly late-night party.

“It started as five days, in the second-largest ballroom. Today, we do it in all three ballrooms, all 10 days,” said South Point owner Michael Gaughan, who has long been heavily involved in the Wrangler NFR. “We get 4,000 people in the ballrooms, plus there’s viewing in the showroom, and I’ve got the three lounge bars. They’re packed, too. And in the non-lounge bars, the NFR is on the TV sets.

“The biggest thing I’ve ever done with rodeo is to get the PRCA to give us the live feed. All the live feed did was bring more people to town. They just want to be here for the rodeo. Some people even give their tickets away for one or two nights, just to go to the viewing parties. They’re a lot of fun.”

Downtown action

Fremont Street is fully engaged in the Wrangler NFR, too, particularly with nightly viewing parties at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center. An enclosed facility takes over the huge lot, just caddy-corner to the rear of the D Las Vegas. The room is split in two, with a 25-foot big screen and a bar on each side and monitors around the perimeter, as well.

“We thought, ‘How can you be different?’” said Jeff Victor, vice president of operations for the events center, the D and the Golden Gate. “We’re doing it as a sports-centric event. The NFR is a great sport, and we cater to it. We approach it differently. It’s not in a ballroom. Customers appreciate that difference. People come back each year, bring their friends, and we expect to see them again this year.”

Event center doors open at 5:30 p.m. each night of the Wrangler NFR, allowing ample time to take advantage of food and beverage specials and take in the pre-event live entertainment.

Finally, it’s impossible to overlook the Strip, where many properties get in on the rodeo act. Even The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas embraces joining everyone else as Vegas transforms into Cowboy Town. Bill McBeath, president and CEO of The Cosmopolitan, said his property livestreams the Wrangler NFR each night at the sports book and hosts its Boots on the Boulevard concert series, featuring high-profile country artists.

“It’s difficult to make The Cosmopolitan and its design aesthetic feel Western, but we believe it has broad appeal across all demographics for people that appreciate great space, great design, great food and beverage and exceptional service,” McBeath said. “We have layered in some of the hottest country-western acts performing throughout the 10 days of rodeo, and based on our ticket sales, the consumer has responded tremendously.”

MGM Resorts hotels aren’t to be outdone, either. Perhaps most interestingly, the sports book at The Mirage clears out all its seating over the entire 10 days, making way for a nightly viewing party. The sports book even converts the elevated VIP area into a stage for post-rodeo concerts, and there’s a huge dance floor on which to scoot your boots.

Urban cowboys at Gilley’s

At the MGM Grand, Scott Sibella has ramped up the Wrangler NFR After Dark offerings in his role as president and COO. The hotel’s nightly viewing party has now moved into the David Copperfield Theater, where fans can catch the action live on big screens and enter to win rodeo tickets and other prizes from Wrangler and MGM.

When competition ends, the party really begins. From 8 p.m.-2 a.m. nightly, the Gold Buckle Zone — near the sports book at The Central at MGM Grand — becomes a party zone, featuring free concerts. Rodeo fans can dance, grab a drink and perhaps even see some of the Wrangler NFR cowboys and cowgirls enjoying the Gold Buckle Zone.

“With our relationships with the cowboys, the fans come out on top,” Sibella said.

And if you’re talking rodeo and the Wild West, you can’t leave out Gilley’s Saloon and Dance Hall at Treasure Island. Gilley’s hosts a Wrangler NFR viewing party every night and will overflow with live entertainment throughout the 10-day rodeo.

“Gilley’s is the best spot on the strip to celebrate the NFR, and we always see fantastic turnout from cowboy hat-clad rodeo fans looking for food, drinks, music and an overall good time,” general manager Jerry Marlow said. “We have something going on every single night during NFR week, and we hope more folks come out to see amazing performers like Reckless Kelly on Monday and Dale Watson on Tuesday.”

So even if you can’t get a ticket to the rodeo, you can take in the action all over town, often with free admission. Whatever your taste in hotel-casinos or viewing parties, you’re sure to find something suitable in what’s become big business for Vegas — catering to the rodeo crowd.

“I’m not impressed by much, but over the last 20-plus years that I’ve been involved in the National Finals Rodeo, I have watched it continue to grow and grow, outside the capacity of Thomas & Mack Center,” McBeath said. “The only way for it to continue with its expansion was to create the mecca for Western cultural events and programming within the city and beyond the Thomas & Mack Center.”

Mission accomplished. Indeed, when the sun goes down, the day is just beginning during the Wrangler NFR.

National Finals Rodeo

National Finals Rodeo – Live, Wrangler National Finals Rodeo CBS TV Channel The 2018 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (NFR) is actually a great time to visit Las Vegas…. Start Times: All start times in 2018 are 6:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (PT).

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MGM GRAND — Crush celebrates the National Finals Rodeo with a a 20-ounce herb buttered T-bone steak served with shoestring potatoes for $42 and 28-ounce tomahawk rib-eye steak, served with roasted bone marrow and jalapeño and roasted garlic chimichurri, priced at $99 and sliced for two. [EaterWire]

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FORUM SHOPS AT CAESARS — Trevi Italian Restaurant has a short rib ravioli dish, from Thursday, Dec. 6 through Saturday, Dec. 15, with roasted seasonal vegetables and red wine demi-sauce, priced at $23. [EaterWire]

MIRACLE MILE SHOPS — Cabo Wabo Cantina has $23 beer buckets and $5 shot specials, as well as steak and eggs, made with a marinated sirloin steak, three eggs served any style, paired with a side of sliced tomatoes, for $14.95. Bottomless mimosas and Bellinis are also available for $24.99. Breakfast is served daily from 8 to 11 a.m. [EaterWire]

WESTSIDE — Gentlemen’s club Crazy Horse 3 has free Budweiser, Bud Light, or Budweiser Copper Lager for customers with a ticket stub from the rodeo. Also available, $3 shots of Jim Beam bourbon whiskey and all the rodeo action on 70-inch and 100-inch HDTVs. [EaterWire]

HARD ROCK HOTEL — MB Steak has a 24-ounce cowboy cut of USDA Prime Certified Black Angus bone-in rib-eye steak from Creekstone Farms for $89. [EaterWire]

SOUTH POINT — Throughout Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, Don Vito’s will become a replica of Silverado Steakhouse and offer matching menu items, including an assortment of Italian classics. The Silverado Steakhouse menu will be available at Don Vito’s as well as five select items from Don Vito’s regular menu. During WNFR, Don Vito’s will open nightly at 5 p.m. [EaterWire]

EASTSIDE — Hofbräuhaus has a cowboy platter for $20 with a jalapeño-cheddar brat, Debreziner sausage, and smoked pork loin, served with imported sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, and horseradish mustard, as well as the cowboy burger for $20 with a quarter-pound all-beef burger with barbeque sauce, topped with homemade coleslaw and served with seasoned potato wedges. The German beer hall also shows all the NFR events on the big screens. [EaterWire]

HARD ROCK HOTEL — Goose Island Pub, Center Bar & Lounge, Midway Bar, and Smash Bar have three drink specials during the NFR. The $10 Rodeo Mule is made with Pendleton Whisky; Cowboy Cola mixes Pendleton Whisky and cola for $10; and the $12 Long Island Lasso comes with Pendleton Whisky along with a mix of peach vodka, gin, rum, triple sec, and orange juice. All four bars also have a live NFR feed. [EaterWire]

CAESARS PALACE — Spanish Steps has a live DJ, drink specials, lasso throwing, and more during the NFR. Fans have a chance to meet their favorite riders with Crown Royal rider autograph signings Dec. 7 and Dec. 14 and MillerCoors rider autograph signings Dec. 8 and Dec. 14. [EaterWire]

BALLY’S LAS VEGAS — BLT Steak offers a free cocktail with the purchase of $65 bone-in rib-eye steak during the NFR.

THE CROMWELL — The resort has Coors Banquet for $5, Coors Light or Miller Lite for $7, a bucket of five Coors Light or Miller Lite for $30, as well as specials on Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Herradura Silver Tequila, and more. [EaterWire]

FLAMINGO LAS VEGAS — Garden Bar has live rodeo streaming from 7 p.m. to midnight Dec. 6-15. Then, the after-party kicks-off at 10 p.m. at Bird Bar with live music, drink specials as well as MillerCoors rider autograph signings on Dec. 7. [EaterWire]

HARRAH’S LAS VEGAS — Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill opens for lunch starting at 11:30 a.m. every day from Dec. 7-16 and has viewing parties every night of NFR from Dec. 6-15. Fans can get autographs from Jack Daniel’s riders on Dec. 7 at 10 p.m. Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse has a special Jack Daniel’s Whiskey and steak pairing dinner on Sunday, Dec. 9, for $157.82 per person. Carnaval Court holds the NFR after-party on Dec. 7-8. [EaterWire]

RIO — Nightly drink specials include Coors Banquet for $7, Coors Light for $6.50, Jack Daniel’s and Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey cocktails for $11, Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel for $15, and more. [EaterWire]

THE ORLEANS — Rodeo drink specials will be available on the casino floor, all restaurants (except Medley Buffet), and at all rodeo parties that include $3 Bud Light, Budweiser, Michelob Ultra, Shock Top, and Goose Island; $4 Stella, Dos Equis, Heineken, and Stone IPA; $7 domestic beer and shot of Jim Beam, Jim Apple, Jim Vanilla, or Sauza Tequila; $8 Hornitos Black margaritas; $9 cocktails including the Dance with the Devil with Jim Beam Devils Cut, Peach Schnapps, and unsweetened ice tea or Cowboy Punch with Jim Beam, Red Bull Orange, Finest Call Grenadine, and orange juice; and $11 Pony Punch with 14 Hand Merlot, Courvoisier, triple sec, club soda, orange juice, and mist twist; and more. Alder & Birch has a three-course dinner and tasting of Angel’s Envy Bourbon, Angel’s Envy Rum Cask Rye, and Angel’s Envy Cask Strength on Dec. 13 at 5 p.m. for $100 per person. Bailiwick has a $42 with a select 16-ounce draft beer, wedge salad, and 18-ounce bone-in rib-eye steak. Copper Whisk has a $16.99 rodeo special with a choice of soup or house salad and ribs and chicken. Prime Rib Loft has a $36 rodeo special with a dinner salad, New York steak dinner, and warm peach cobbler a la mode. [EaterWire]

GOLD COAST — Cornerstone has a $33 Rodeo Round-Up Special Dec. 6-15 with an 18-ounce T-bone steak served with triple cheese au gratin potatoes, creamed corn and deep-fried beer battered onion rings. The restaurant also has a whiskey and rye cocktail social will Dec. 5 at 5 p.m. for $45 (half-off for ladies) and seating is on first-come, first-served basis. The tasting includes small bites and tastings of Templeton Rye Whiskey and Angel’s Envy series of whiskeys, including Bourbon, Rum Cask Rye and Cask Strength. [EaterWire]

TREASURE ISLAND — Gilley’s has drink specials until 10 p.m. daily during the NFR. The $8 Tipping a Barrel features Crown Vanilla, guava nectar, and hibiscus syrup; the $8 The Devil’s Rope combines Crown Royal Cask Blenders Mash, Crème De’ Cassis, Patron Citronge, lemon juice, and simple syrup; for $9, The Mule features a choice of Absolut, Absolut Grapefruit Vodka, Crown Royal Cask Blenders Mash Whiskey, or Patron Repo Tequila and ginger beer; the $8 Lap and Tap combines Absolut Grapefruit Vodka and Squirt; the $8 Sunset Margarita features Patron Reposado, Patron Citronge, sour mix, and orange juice; and the $8 The Gilley Up combines Absolut Vodka and Rock Star. [EaterWire]

SILVERTON — Twin Creeks Steakhouse has a $45 per person NFR meal deal that includes a glass of house wine to go along with a three-course menu that starts with potato leek soup, a 10-ounce prime hanger steak served with duck fat fried potatoes and port braised shallots, and a S’mores bread pudding. [EaterWire]

NFR 2018

NFR 2018: Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Montana enjoyed found fame as a cowboy in Las Vegas. Bridger Chambers is following in the footsteps of Brad Gleason, all right. If Lisa Lockhart was a team coach, she would call it a “Game day decision.”And in a sense, Lockhart is the coach.

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She is the leader of “Team Lockhart,” a collection of family and friends who have helped and supported to 12 consecutive National Finals Rodeo qualifications.Now the world-class barrel racer is grappling with a decision that probably won’t be finalized until Thursday, the first round of the NFR in Las Vegas. Does she ride Louie, her 15-year-old wonder horse that has carried her to the bulk of her almost $2.4 million in career earnings and more than a $1 million at the Thomas and Mack Center …

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Or does she opt for Rosa, an eight-year old mare that got the call most of this summer as Lockhart enters the NFR fourth place in the world standings with $123,515 won for 2018?

“That is the million-dollar question,” said Lockhart, managing a laugh about her dilemma. “Do I stick with sameness in Louie or do I go with Rosa, who deserves the chance?”

The two buckskin horses are similar in color — but differ in direction. Louie goes to the right at the first barrel, while Rosa turns left.

Dates: Dec. 6 – Dec. 15
Live channel: CBS Sports Network (United States)
Live stream: ProRodeoTV.com (Canada, international)

And the two offer different talents.

Louie offers metronomic delivery, having gone 80 consecutive trips around the barrels since in his NFR debut in 2010. Louie carried Lockhart to NFR average titles in 2014 and 2016, along with the NFR average record in 2016 and runner-up finishes in the world standings in 2014 and 2015.

“Louie, what he’s done speaks for itself. His consistency,” Lockhart said.

Rosa, according to Lockhart, is a tick faster in the arena. “She’s more all or nothing,” added the barrel racer.

Lockhart rode Rosa during her heavy competitive months of July and August and won the Badlands Circuit average title again on the horse in November.

“I did split them up this summer,” said Lockhart. “I did run Rosa more, to season her up. She got the call and definitely came into her own. Either horse will get the job done. It’s kind of nice to have the problem.”

Lockhart vaulted into NFR contention early with a strong winter, which included big checks in San Antonio, Houston, San Angelo and Austin, Texas. She won Austin for $9,400.

“Oh my gosh, I had an amazing winter,” she said. “It’s always nice to get off to a good start. It enabled me to stay around home until the end of June.”

Lockhart pulled off the road for the spring, focusing on her children’s activities. She and her husband also expanded their place in Oelrichs, South Dakota, purchasing some additional land across the border in Nebraska.

“We have cattle and 30 horses, from young ones to geriatrics, all hanging their heads on the fence looking for a job,” Lockhart said.

She and her daughter Alyssa spent June together, competing at circuit rodeos in South Dakota and North Dakota. Alyssa Lockhart competed on her WPRA permit.

“It was so much fun. It was so special to do that with her,” said the mother.

The two parted ways on July 5 with daughter heading back home and Lockhart hitting the road. She finished third at Cheyenne Frontier Days for another $7,145. Lockhart also won her hometown rodeo in Circle for the second straight year and fourth time in her career.

She entered just 43 rodeos in 2018, second fewest among the top 30, and headed back home at the end of August.

“It was a busy time,” she said of her final two summer months. “It was nice it came together at the right time.”

Lockhart enters her 12th NFR $69,319 behind standings leader Hailey Kinsel of Cotulla, Texas.

While not sure what horse she will ride, Lockhart’s approach remains the same.

“It’s unnerving right now not knowing,” she said. “But it’s the same game plan like every year. One run at a time

NFR

NFR 2018: Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Montana enjoyed found fame as a cowboy in Las Vegas. Bridger Chambers is following in the footsteps of Brad Gleason, all right. If Lisa Lockhart was a team coach, she would call it a “Game day decision.”And in a sense, Lockhart is the coach.

Click here TO Watch Live Stream

She is the leader of “Team Lockhart,” a collection of family and friends who have helped and supported to 12 consecutive National Finals Rodeo qualifications.Now the world-class barrel racer is grappling with a decision that probably won’t be finalized until Thursday, the first round of the NFR in Las Vegas. Does she ride Louie, her 15-year-old wonder horse that has carried her to the bulk of her almost $2.4 million in career earnings and more than a $1 million at the Thomas and Mack Center …

NFR 2018 Live Free Signup Game

Or does she opt for Rosa, an eight-year old mare that got the call most of this summer as Lockhart enters the NFR fourth place in the world standings with $123,515 won for 2018?

“That is the million-dollar question,” said Lockhart, managing a laugh about her dilemma. “Do I stick with sameness in Louie or do I go with Rosa, who deserves the chance?”

The two buckskin horses are similar in color — but differ in direction. Louie goes to the right at the first barrel, while Rosa turns left.

Dates: Dec. 6 – Dec. 15
Live channel: CBS Sports Network (United States)
Live stream: ProRodeoTV.com (Canada, international)

And the two offer different talents.

Louie offers metronomic delivery, having gone 80 consecutive trips around the barrels since in his NFR debut in 2010. Louie carried Lockhart to NFR average titles in 2014 and 2016, along with the NFR average record in 2016 and runner-up finishes in the world standings in 2014 and 2015.

“Louie, what he’s done speaks for itself. His consistency,” Lockhart said.

Rosa, according to Lockhart, is a tick faster in the arena. “She’s more all or nothing,” added the barrel racer.

Lockhart rode Rosa during her heavy competitive months of July and August and won the Badlands Circuit average title again on the horse in November.

“I did split them up this summer,” said Lockhart. “I did run Rosa more, to season her up. She got the call and definitely came into her own. Either horse will get the job done. It’s kind of nice to have the problem.”

Lockhart vaulted into NFR contention early with a strong winter, which included big checks in San Antonio, Houston, San Angelo and Austin, Texas. She won Austin for $9,400.

“Oh my gosh, I had an amazing winter,” she said. “It’s always nice to get off to a good start. It enabled me to stay around home until the end of June.”

Lockhart pulled off the road for the spring, focusing on her children’s activities. She and her husband also expanded their place in Oelrichs, South Dakota, purchasing some additional land across the border in Nebraska.

“We have cattle and 30 horses, from young ones to geriatrics, all hanging their heads on the fence looking for a job,” Lockhart said.

She and her daughter Alyssa spent June together, competing at circuit rodeos in South Dakota and North Dakota. Alyssa Lockhart competed on her WPRA permit.

“It was so much fun. It was so special to do that with her,” said the mother.

The two parted ways on July 5 with daughter heading back home and Lockhart hitting the road. She finished third at Cheyenne Frontier Days for another $7,145. Lockhart also won her hometown rodeo in Circle for the second straight year and fourth time in her career.

She entered just 43 rodeos in 2018, second fewest among the top 30, and headed back home at the end of August.

“It was a busy time,” she said of her final two summer months. “It was nice it came together at the right time.”

Lockhart enters her 12th NFR $69,319 behind standings leader Hailey Kinsel of Cotulla, Texas.

While not sure what horse she will ride, Lockhart’s approach remains the same.

“It’s unnerving right now not knowing,” she said. “But it’s the same game plan like every year. One run at a time

Thursday Night Football

Titans vs Jaguars odds, line: Thursday Night Football picks and best predictions from model on 14-3 run

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Jacksonville Jaguars vs Tennessee Titans

An AFC South rivalry will be renewed on Thursday Night Football as the Tennessee Titans take on the Jacksonville Jaguars at 8:20 p.m. ET. The Titans are staying afloat in the AFC Wild Card race at 6-6, while the Jaguars have been one of the biggest disappointments of the season. After a 2-0 start that included a dominant win over the Patriots, they’re now 4-8. The Titans won the first meeting this season in a battle of field goals, 9-6, back in September. The spread has been climbing ahead of kickoff, moving from Tennessee -4 to -5.5 in the latest Titans vs. Jaguars odds. The Over-Under, or total number of projected points oddsmakers believe will be scored, has dropped to 37 after opening at 38. Before you make your Titans vs. Jaguars picks and predictions for Thursday Night Football, check out the projections from the proven computer model at SportsLine.

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The advanced computer model simulates every NFL game 10,000 times, and those who have followed it have seen massive returns. SportsLine’s proprietary computer model went 176-80 last season and beat over 95 percent of CBS Office Pool players in 2016 and ’17. It also performed better than 98 percent of experts tracked by NFLPickWatch.com during that span. Additionally, it went 48-34 on A-rated picks against the spread last season, and $100 bettors who followed it the past two seasons are up nearly $4,000.

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The model has continued to nail its top-rated picks in 2018, entering Week 14 on a blistering 14-3 run. For the season, it is now 28-12 on all top-rated picks, extending its two-year run to a strong 76-46. And when it comes to all straight-up picks, the model is 129-61 on the season, ranking in the top two on NFLPickWatch.com.

Now the model has dialed in on Jaguars vs. Titans. We can tell you it’s leaning over, and it’s also generated a strong point-spread pick that’s hitting over 50 percent of the time. You can only see that one over at SportsLine.

The model has factored in that the Titans’ top-five pass defense will have the luxury of sitting on quick-hitting routes, a major advantage over Jacksonville. In Jaguars quarterback Cody Kessler’s first start against the Colts last week, 12 of his 24 pass attempts didn’t go more than two yards down the field in the air and only three of his attempts for the day went further than eight.

With the tape from last week as a guide, that should free up the Titans’ Malcolm Butler, Logan Ryan and Adoree’ Jackson to jump a few routes and make life more difficult for Kessler than the Colts could manage last week.

And while the Titans aren’t prolific turnover creators, the numbers show that when they can at least tie the turnover battle, it bodes well for them. They’re 6-1 this season when they win or match the turnover battle and 0-5 when they lose it.

But just because the Titans boast a solid defense doesn’t mean they’ll cover the Thursday Night Football spread.

The model also knows that one big advantage for the Jaguars will be the pressure they routinely get on the quarterback courtesy of defensive ends Calais Campbelland Yannick Ngakoue. Both have seven sacks this season, but their ability to impact the game goes beyond disrupting the passing game.

Campbell has registered 15 quarterback hits this season and Ngakoue has an incredible 25. The Titans have given up 42 sacks this season, so if Campbell and Ngakoue can live in the Titans’ backfield, it could be a long night for Mariota.

Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette is expected to return to action after serving a one-game suspension for throwing haymakers against the Bills. In Fournette’s five games played this season, he’s found the end zone five times and has scored multiple touchdowns twice. He has yet to eclipse 100 yards rushing in a game, but has added over 40 yards receiving twice. Fournette will also be well rested since he last played on Nov. 25. He’ll face defensive linemen going on just four days’ rest.

Who wins Jaguars vs. Titans? And which side covers in over 50 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to see which side you need to be all over on Thursday Night Football, all from the incredible computer model that has returned nearly $4,000 to $100 bettors.